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  • Should Teach for America pack its bags?

     
    By Jessica Reynolds Teach for America is great in theory. Recent graduates from elite universities teach for two years in underserved school systems, move on to successful careers in business, politics, healthcare, etc, and act as lifelong advocates for...
  • Former Calder dealer wins $100K Studz PPC event

    Former Calder dealer wins $100K Studz PPC event
    Chris Lewis, the chip leader at the time, took home $14,500, in the Studz Summer Splash at Calder Casino and Race Course on Sunday, part of the Players Poker Championship (PPC Poker Tour). Play stopped when the field narrowed to five, and the players...
  • Pilot Was Philanthropist, Former Microsoft Executive

     Pilot Was Philanthropist, Former Microsoft Executive
    Bill Henningsgaard, identified as the pilot of the plane that crashed Friday into two houses in East Haven, worked for Microsoft for about 14 years and later became heavily involved in local social service and philanthropic efforts. Henningsgaard was...
  • Planned execution in Texas draws high-profile protests

    Planned execution in Texas draws high-profile protests
    HOUSTON — Secretary of State John F. Kerry and a former Texas governor are part of an international coalition trying to halt Texas' execution of a Mexican citizen this week. Edgar Tamayo Arias, 46, is to be put to death Wednesday for fatally...
  • 'American Idol' recap: Having fun in Hotlanta

    'American Idol' recap: Having fun in Hotlanta
    "Southern peaches," Ryan Seacrest said appreciatively of his hometown talent as "American Idol" scoured Atlanta for starry-eyed singers. Certainly Thursday's show, the season's first hour-long episode, brought us a few sweet voices -- not to mention...
  • Activistas usan el ayuno para presionar por la reforma migratoria

    El ayuno se extiende por el país convertido en el arma de los activistas contra la negativa del Congreso a votar este año la reforma migratoria, que, sin embargo, cuenta con amplio apoyo político y popular. Todo comenzó hace tres semanas en Washington...
  • Immigration reform advocates on Thanksgiving fast

    Immigration reform advocates on Thanksgiving fast
    WASHINGTON — Most years on Thanksgiving, Eliseo Medina sits down for a turkey dinner with his family in Oxnard, filling tacos with stuffing and extra jalapenos. This year the former secretary-treasurer of the Service Employees International...
  • Orlando Magic team photographer has top sports photo of all time

    Orlando Magic team photographer has top sports photo of all time
    Longtime Orlando Magic team photographer Fernando Medina has been recognized  by Sports Illustrated in its 100 Greatest Sports Photos of All Time for his iconic image of Michael Jordan’s last shot of his Chicago Bulls’ career. Medina’s...
  • Cecilia Preciado Burciaga dies at 67; longtime Stanford administrator

    Cecilia Preciado Burciaga dies at 67; longtime Stanford administrator
    As one of the first high-ranking Latina administrators at a top American private university, Cecilia Preciado Burciaga inspired and mentored hundreds of Chicano and Latino students and faculty members during 20 years at Stanford University. She taught...
  • Digital projection has drive-in movie theaters reeling

    Digital projection has drive-in movie theaters reeling
    As the night grew darker, a cold wind whipped across the asphalt expanse of the vintage Rubidoux Drive-In Theatre in Riverside. A howling gust banged open the door to the snack bar, where hot dogs glistened on metal spits and the black-and-white...
  • Oregon temporarily restricts pesticide use following bee deaths

    State officials in Oregon are temporarily restricting the use of more than a dozen pesticide products following the deaths of an estimated 50,000 bumblebees in the Portland area this month. The measure, effective immediately, will last for 180 days...
  • Passengers on doomed 1948 flight, their names now emerge from shadows

    Passengers on doomed 1948 flight, their names now emerge from shadows
    COALINGA, Calif. — Jaime Ramirez stood in front of an oak tree, jagged and black from a plane crashing into it all those years ago. He removed his white cowboy hat, closed his eyes and whispered, "Abuelo, Tío, estoy aquí." ("Grandfather, Uncle,...